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USS Paul Revere (APA-248) on 30 August 1958.
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Class: PAUL REVERE (APA-248)
Design: SCB, MA. MA designator as converted C4-S-1d.
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (1977) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
APANameAcqBuilderKeelLaunchComm
248PAUL REVERE14 Sep 1956New York SB15 May 195211 Apr 19533 Sep 1958
249FRANCIS MARION16 Mar 1959New York SB30 Mar 195312 Feb 19546 Jul 1961

Disposition:
APANameTDecommStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale/Depart
248PAUL REVERE1 Oct 19791 Jan 198017 Jan 1980Trf.--
249FRANCIS MARION14 Sep 19791 Jan 198011 Jul 1980Trf.--

Class Notes:
MA hull 29 was previously to have become AG-157, the third Mariner earmarked to support the Jupiter liquid fleet ballistic missile program. She was deleted from that program on 13 Nov 1956, although AG 155 and 156 were converted.

Ship Notes:
VNameMANotes
248PAUL REVERE27FY 1957. Ex DIAMOND MARINER, completed 22 Dec 1953. Operated commercially from 22 Dec 1953 to 24 Jul 1954. Converted by Todd San Pedro (contract Aug 1956). To LPA-248 1 Jan 1969. Transferred to Spain as CASTILLA (TA-12, later L-21), stricken 1998.
249FRANCIS MARION29FY 1959. Ex PRAIRIE MARINER, completed 25 May 1954. [Or launched 13 Feb 1954.] Operated commercially from 25 May 1954 to 6 Jan 1955. Converted by Bethlehem Baltimore. To LPA-249 1 Jan 1969. Transferred to Spain as ARAGON (TA-11, later L-22), stricken 2000.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 29 Jul 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon, VSC, NVR, PHS